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Announcing the 2018 ArduPilot Conference - Suzhou, China


(Olivier Brousse) #1

ArduPilot and our partners, together with some technology giants within the unmanned systems industry, will gather for 3 days in Suzhou to present the latest developments and future directions of ArduPilot.

As an attendee you’ll enjoy three full days packed with Ardupilot presentations and live demonstrations. For the first time, there will also be the opportunity for tailored mentoring sessions with presenters and the ArduPilot development team.

Organized by Hex Technology, this event promises to be of great value for Ardupilot beginners, professional users, manufacturers, and just about anyone interested in the latest and greatest in autonomous vehicle technology.

So book your seat now, we hope to see you there!

Of note, there are still a few open spots for speakers, for those who have made significant contributions to autonomous vehicle development. If you qualify and are interested, please contact


Date: Oct 15-17, 2018
Location: Suzhou Hotel (TBC)
Expected participants: 500+
Hosted by: Hex Technology Limited
Tickets: Please contact

*3-Day Conference Pass includes:

  • Admission to all keynotes and special events (mentor sessions excluded)
  • 5 star hotel Twin room ( Oct 14 - 18, 4 nights, daily breakfast included)
  • Airport pick-up at designated time
  • Meals and local transportation (Oct 15-17)

Nominations remain open - we will select 8-10 key speakers from Industry, Academia and the ArduPilot team to speak. Stay tuned for announcements!

Event Schedule

Arrival day (Oct 14)

  • Meet and Greet - Suzhou hotel lounge bar 20:00 -22:00

Day 1 (Oct 15)

  • Welcome
  • 4 Presentations (45min, concurrent)
  • Lunch (provided)
  • Mentor sessions with the Dev Team (pre-booking required)
  • Conference Dinner

Day 2 (Oct 16)

  • 4 - 6 Presentations (45min, concurrent)
  • Lunch (provided)
  • Mentor sessions with the Dev Team (pre-booking required)

Day 3 (Oct 17)

  • Demonstration Day!
  • Visit the new Test Center
  • Outdoor demonstration at Huqiu Wetland Park - boats, rovers, multicopters
  • Lunch (provided)
  • Visit local tourist attractions and enjoy authentic local performance